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Can raisins, pistachios, walnuts, almonds, pecans and cranberry be taken during pregnancy?

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Dr. Richa Agarwal


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Posted on Mon, 14 May 2018 in Pregnancy
Question: My wife is 36 weeks pregnant. Is it good to take all kind of dry fruits at this time like- raisins, cashews, pistachio, walnuts, almond, pine nuts, pecans, dried cranberry?
Anything from this to be avoided?
Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
She can eat but in appropriate amount.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
Thanks For trusting hcm about your health care.
I have gone through your history and understand your concerns.
Yes,she can eat all the nuts but in appropriate amount because it may cause constipation.
Some dry nuts are causing allergy so be careful for the same.
Hope Found Useful,Feel free to ask more information.
Good Luck.

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